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Days 131-137: Java Temples

Saturday, July 30th, 2005

Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia

We returned to Indonesia – and Java specifically – for one main reason: to visit the Buddhist temples of Borobudur and the Hindu temples of Prambanan.
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Days 126-130: Tour de Solo

Saturday, July 23rd, 2005

In honor of the Tour de France – and Lance’s imminent 7th victory – we took a cycling tour around the town of Solo (Java, Indonesia).
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Days 123-125: Java Jive

Sunday, July 17th, 2005
I love coffee, I love tea I love the java jive and it loves me Coffee and tea and the Java and me A cup, a cup, a cup, a cup, a cup - boy! Let's be honest: anyone who knows Marcus knows that ... [Continue reading this entry]

Days 120-122: Bromo Volcano

Saturday, July 16th, 2005
We spent the last Malaysian Ringgit we had on a copy of The Economist and a caramel macchiato at the airport (you've gotta have priorities) and flew to Surabaya on the NE coast of the island of Java, Indonesia. ... [Continue reading this entry]

Java Map

Saturday, July 16th, 2005
Here's a map of the Island of Java. The red boxes are where we fly in (Surabaya) and out (Jakarta), and the green boxes are places we visited (or plan to). javamap.jpg

Days 101-120: Borneo Insects

Friday, July 8th, 2005
A few of the interesting insects we've seen in Borneo. Woolly caterpillar on Mt. Kinabalu. woolyblack.jpg Kelly refused to use the handrails at Niah Caves National Park despite the fact that the walkway was treacherously slippery. ... [Continue reading this entry]

Days 110-120: Sarawak

Friday, July 8th, 2005
Just some notes from our 10 days in Sarawak. We travelled to the town of Miri in Sarawak, Malaysia from Brunei. This is a fairly short distance, but because of the border crossing and a small river required a total ... [Continue reading this entry]